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Lovely as a Tree Fossil Stone

Remember that card where we used 2 glossy pieces to create fossil stone?  Well, here is the other piece used in a card featuring Lovely as a Tree:



Sorry about the camera glare!

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Autumn Harvest Fossil Stone

Fossil stone is a fabulously easy technique you can create with very few supplies.

  • Plastic Card Protector Sleeve (sides cut)
  • 2 Coordinating Inkpads
  • 2 Pieces of Glossy Paper
  • Brayer
  1. Open card protector sleeve.  With an open inkpad, smoosh one ink on the inside of each sleeve side.
  2. Put the glossy paper pieces back to back with the glossy sides on the outside.
  3. Put in sleeve and flip the top sleeve side down.
  4. Rub the brayer back and forth.
  5. Lift off the top part of the sleeve and set pieces aside to dry (a minute or two).
  6. Use as a background or stamp on top of it!

Here is an example of a card using this technique:


I also used the new waffle paper and antique brads.  On the Cajun Craze layer, I sprayed some Shimmer Spray.

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